Honors Recital on November 5th – Congratulations to our Student Participants!

Auditions for the 1st Honors Recital took place on October 22nd.  Congratulations to the students selected to participate!  Please come and support them on November 5th at Olin Hall!  See below for the participants.

3:00 pm Recital:

Children’s Chorus
Senior Chorus
Laila Alam, voice 
Sunday Ault Nolan, piano
Isabelle Curran, piano
Orla Doherty, piano
Gretchen Kamm, voice 
Rafael Karpowitz, composition
Sascha Karpowitz, violin 
Fiona Kelly, voice
Isabella Kelly, voice 
Jack Kurlander, piano
Boaz Movsas, cello & piano
Georgina Playfair, piano
Scarlett Playfair, voice 
Ani Safaryan, piano
Daniella Travaglione, piano & voice
YiSheen Travaglione, piano & voice
Madeline Joy Travis, piano & voice
Adrielle Whidbee, voice
Ada Wilson, piano


4:15 pm Recital
Jack Bettigole, piano & composition 
Emma Dentico, piano
Lucas Dentico, piano

Nico Dentico, piano
Ray Eckert, violin
Betty Gibbs, piano
Aaliyha Gilbert, piano
Ben Halle, double bass
Morgan Hilliker, piano
Ryan Hilliker, piano
Fiona Kelly, piano
Sevilla Kent, violin 
Isabel Luzzi, piano
Jack Nogales, piano
Annabella Pathania, piano
Ashok Pettit, piano
Rinchen Posel, piano
Maggie Teisler, piano
Lucia Winter, clarinet 

Save the Date – HVCMC/Bard Prep Faculty Family Concert – November 19th at 4 pm

hvcmc-2016The Hudson Valley Chamber Music Circle will host Bard Prep Faculty and Students for the 6th annual Family Concert on November 19th at 4 pm in the Conservatory Performance Space in the Bito Building. 

This is a fun event for the whole family with great music.  Families and Kids of all ages are welcome and kids sit up close to the performers!

Attendance is FREE and the kids get apples after the concert courtesy of Montgomery Farms.

Come hear your teachers perform in a fun and welcoming setting!

Spring Registration is Open, Summer Camp Information

Registration for the Spring Semester at Bard Prep has begun.  The application is now online so please complete by November 12th to reserve your spot for the Spring.  We are asking everyone to complete the new online application so that we have current information.  For subsequent semesters we will provide a simplified version.  Thank you for your cooperation!
And its never too early to think about summer!  Dates for the 7th Bard Music Camp are now set so mark your calendars!
Week 1 for Ages 2-9:  July 3 to 8, 2017
Week 2 for AGes 10-18:  July 10-15, 2017

Bake Sale!

This Week – $501

All for Scholarships!

Fall Bake Sale Total:  $2,798

October 22:     $501

October 15:      $461

October 1:         $389

September 24:  $443

September 17:  $576

September 10:  $428

Thank you to all of our bakers/helpers/eaters!

Let’s keep up the good work.

Please consider BAKING an entree or goody or SIGNING UP for a shift to work at the table.  All kinds of dishes are welcome, but for specific suggestions please see the Bake Sale Page:

Click here to Sign Up for Baking and Table Helping!

Thank You!

Music for Food Series – NYC Concert on November 3rd featuring Renana Gutman

Thursday, November 3 at 7:30 pm:  Music for Food – all proceeds benefit Westside Campaign Against Hunger

Performers include Alexi Kenney (violin); Kim Kashkashian (viola); Marcy Rosen (cello); Renana Gutman (piano); & The Peabody Trio (Violaine Melançon, violin; Natasha Brofsky, cello; & Seth Knopp, piano)                                     

IVES, MOZART, & MORE – Broadway Presbyterian Church . 601 West 114th Street . New York . NY 10025

For More Information

Upcoming Faculty Performances – Luba, Renana

Luba Poliak – Prep Piano Faculty

Sunday, October 30 at 5 pm:  Solo Recital – Roerich Museum, NYC:  Free Admission – for more information click here


Renana Gutman – Prep Piano Faculty

Thursday, November 3 at 7:30 pm:  Music for Food – all proceeds benefit Westside Campaign Against Hunger                                        IVES, MOZART, & MORE – Broadway Presbyterian Church – 601 West 114th Street . New York . NY 10025

For Renana’s complete concert schedule and details about above concerts please visit her concert page HERE!



Bard Prep Informational Links – NEW: STEINWAY PIANO FOR SALE, Prep Faculty Video links, PRACTICE BUDDIES! Classics on Hudson, Catskill Jazz Factory, Music for Food

Here are some important links.  See below for information on Practice Buddies (Bard Conservatory Students that are available to assist with student practicing) and for information about Catskill Jazz Factory, Classics on Hudson, and Music for Food;  3 great concert series that we recommend for our families.

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BARD PREP FACULTY IN ACTION!  Here are some great links to performances, lessons, and cd’s from our teachers so you can see and hear them in action.



November 5th Honors Recital and November 19th Student Composition Recitals



Student Composition Recitals will take place on November 19th during Musicianship Class times.  See the following for details:

10:30 am Recital

Student of Shawn Jaeger’s 10 am Class

Students of Shawn Jaeger’s 12 pm Class


11:30 am Recital

Students of Shawn Jaeger’s 11 am Class


1:00 pm Recital 

Students of David Temple’s 12:30 Class


2:30 pm Recital

Students of David Temple’s 2:00 Class

Students of Shawn Jaeger’s 2:15 Class